When you are searching for a provider for your breech birth, it can be overwhelming and frustrating. Here are suggestions for finding a supportive and skilled provider.
- Do your research and educate yourself- know your options. Learn about breech. Learn the benefits and risks of each birth option: vaginal breech birth or cesarean. Develop a plan and contingency plan for birth.
- Ask for a referral to a skilled provider (from more than one source, if needed). Ask questions. Get a second opinion.
- Seek out resources in the community to build a supportive birth team. Resources for turning a breech baby. Supportive providers (e.g., midwives, doulas, chiropractors, acupuncturists, etc.).
- If you cannot find a supportive and skilled provider in your area, you are not alone. You may want to consider traveling to a midwife or obstetrician to find the support you need. Find community to support you and your decision making.